The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Lead Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Architect
Rank 587 671 641
Rank change year-on-year
+84 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 307 294 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.28% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.29% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 202 254 278
Median salary £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £58,162 £57,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £70,000 £66,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
86462 102533 109645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71827 85446 90758
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Lead Architect in the job title.

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the UK.

Lead Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Architect over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 within the UK.

Lead Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Architect
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +63 287 £77,500 +3.33% 25
London +46 138 £85,000 +3.03% 17
Yorkshire +27 30 £75,000 - 1
East Midlands +25 29 £86,250 +27.77% 1
Northamptonshire +29 27 £90,000 - 1
Northampton +35 26 £90,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +33 26 £75,000 -16.66% 1
South East +64 24 £75,000 - 1
East of England +21 23 £77,500 +3.33% 1
City of London +25 17 £83,750 +34.00% 5
West Midlands +6 17 £71,000 +12.15%
North West -24 12 £57,000 -21.37% 2
Scotland +32 11 £72,500 -0.68% 2
Hertfordshire +5 11 £90,000 +28.57% 1
Hampshire - 9 £84,250 - 1
South West +18 8 £76,250 +32.60% 2
Bedfordshire +11 8 £80,000 -27.27%
Manchester -13 8 £57,000 -28.75% 1
Bristol - 8 £76,250 - 2
Bradford -1 7 £120,000 +84.61%
Birmingham -2 7 £77,500 -3.12%
Luton - 7 £81,250 -
Berkshire +32 6 £72,500 -3.33%
Edinburgh +20 6 £58,750 -24.19% 2
Telford -3 6 £71,000 +12.15%
Shropshire -5 6 £71,000 +12.15%
Leeds +17 4 £50,000 -44.44% 1
Coventry +2 4 £59,250 +18.50%
Merseyside -14 4 £65,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £70,000 -

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Lead Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 181 (28.50%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (27.09%) Finance
3 156 (24.57%) Oracle
4 152 (23.94%) TOGAF
5 145 (22.83%) Java
6 112 (17.64%) Enterprise Architecture
7 106 (16.69%) JavaScript
8 105 (16.54%) Retail
9 97 (15.28%) SQL
10 82 (12.91%) Stakeholder Management
11 79 (12.44%) SQL Server
11 79 (12.44%) Degree
12 76 (11.97%) SOA
13 66 (10.39%) Mentoring
14 62 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
15 59 (9.29%) Web Services
15 59 (9.29%) Middleware
16 58 (9.13%) Microsoft
17 57 (8.98%) HTML
17 57 (8.98%) Linux
17 57 (8.98%) Risk Management
17 57 (8.98%) VMware
18 55 (8.66%) Zachman Framework
18 55 (8.66%) Big Data
18 55 (8.66%) Data Centre
19 54 (8.50%) Analytics
19 54 (8.50%) Scrum
19 54 (8.50%) Windows
20 53 (8.35%) Business Intelligence
20 53 (8.35%) Banking

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 51 (8.03%) Apache
2 44 (6.93%) WebSphere
3 34 (5.35%) IIS
3 34 (5.35%) Tomcat
4 27 (4.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 25 (3.94%) Oracle Coherence
6 20 (3.15%) Apache Spark
7 19 (2.99%) SharePoint
8 16 (2.52%) Documentum
9 13 (2.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 11 (1.73%) CMS
10 11 (1.73%) LiveLink
11 9 (1.42%) Apache Pig
12 8 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (1.26%) NetWeaver
12 8 (1.26%) OpenStack
12 8 (1.26%) SAP Portal
13 5 (0.79%) Umbraco
14 4 (0.63%) Skype for Business
15 3 (0.47%) SAS
Applications
1 43 (6.77%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.94%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (0.63%) Gephi
4 3 (0.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 43 (6.77%) Oracle Retail
2 20 (3.15%) Oracle Financials
3 15 (2.36%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 14 (2.20%) SAP CRM
5 9 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
6 7 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.79%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (0.47%) RMDS
9 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
10 1 (0.16%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 31 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (3.94%) SaaS
4 18 (2.83%) PaaS
5 14 (2.20%) IaaS
6 11 (1.73%) Office 365
7 6 (0.94%) Data Lake Analytics
8 5 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.31%) Heroku
9 2 (0.31%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.16%) Boomi
10 1 (0.16%) GitHub
10 1 (0.16%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 50 (7.87%) WAN
2 47 (7.40%) LAN
3 36 (5.67%) HTTP
4 31 (4.88%) SAN
5 25 (3.94%) FCoE
5 25 (3.94%) Fibre Channel
5 25 (3.94%) Multicast
5 25 (3.94%) NAS
6 24 (3.78%) iSCSI
7 20 (3.15%) Unified Communications
8 17 (2.68%) Internet
9 15 (2.36%) VPN
10 8 (1.26%) DNS
10 8 (1.26%) Firewall
11 7 (1.10%) Network Security
12 6 (0.94%) DHCP
13 5 (0.79%) Broadband
13 5 (0.79%) LTE
13 5 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (0.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (12.44%) SQL Server
2 62 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
3 55 (8.66%) Big Data
4 36 (5.67%) Hadoop
5 30 (4.72%) DB2
6 29 (4.57%) OLAP
7 27 (4.25%) NoSQL
8 26 (4.09%) Oracle OLAP
9 25 (3.94%) OLTP
10 21 (3.31%) Oracle Database
11 20 (3.15%) Relational Database
12 19 (2.99%) MongoDB
13 16 (2.52%) MySQL
14 15 (2.36%) Apache Hive
15 11 (1.73%) RDBMS
15 11 (1.73%) SAP BW
16 10 (1.57%) Neo4j
17 8 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
17 8 (1.26%) Data Lake
17 8 (1.26%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 12 (1.89%) Eclipse
2 9 (1.42%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.26%) Maven
4 7 (1.10%) Hudson
4 7 (1.10%) Selenium
4 7 (1.10%) SoapUI
5 6 (0.94%) Axure RP
6 4 (0.63%) Spock
7 3 (0.47%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.47%) Gradle
8 2 (0.31%) Subversion
8 2 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.31%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.16%) Appium
9 1 (0.16%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.16%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.16%) JIRA
9 1 (0.16%) JUnit
9 1 (0.16%) Rational Rose
9 1 (0.16%) WebDriver
General
1 172 (27.09%) Finance
2 105 (16.54%) Retail
3 53 (8.35%) Banking
4 36 (5.67%) Telecoms
5 21 (3.31%) Investment Banking
6 18 (2.83%) Marketing
7 17 (2.68%) Legal
8 14 (2.20%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.42%) Advertising
9 9 (1.42%) Electronics
9 9 (1.42%) Law
10 7 (1.10%) Automotive
10 7 (1.10%) Military
11 4 (0.63%) Back Office
11 4 (0.63%) Games
12 3 (0.47%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.47%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.31%) Front Office
13 2 (0.31%) Publishing
14 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (9.29%) Middleware
1 59 (9.29%) Web Services
2 57 (8.98%) HTML
3 49 (7.72%) .NET
4 41 (6.46%) CSS
5 40 (6.30%) HTML5
5 40 (6.30%) REST
6 33 (5.20%) Spring
7 29 (4.57%) AngularJS
8 22 (3.46%) ASP.NET
9 21 (3.31%) XML
10 20 (3.15%) Hibernate
10 20 (3.15%) Node.js
11 18 (2.83%) jQuery
12 16 (2.52%) .NET Framework
12 16 (2.52%) CSS3
12 16 (2.52%) JSON
13 15 (2.36%) SOAP
14 13 (2.05%) J2EE
15 12 (1.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 55 (8.66%) Data Centre
2 40 (6.30%) Computer Science
3 36 (5.67%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (4.57%) Management Information System
6 25 (3.94%) Visualisation
7 18 (2.83%) Mathematics
7 18 (2.83%) Physics
8 17 (2.68%) User Experience
9 16 (2.52%) Data Integration
10 11 (1.73%) PKI
11 10 (1.57%) Mobile App
11 10 (1.57%) Public Cloud
12 6 (0.94%) Derivative
12 6 (0.94%) Fintech
12 6 (0.94%) Taxonomies
13 5 (0.79%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (0.63%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 57 (8.98%) Linux
2 54 (8.50%) Windows
3 25 (3.94%) Solaris
4 24 (3.78%) Unix
5 15 (2.36%) Android
6 11 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.26%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.26%) Windows Server
8 7 (1.10%) Windows 10
9 6 (0.94%) CentOS
10 4 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (28.50%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (23.94%) TOGAF
3 112 (17.64%) Enterprise Architecture
4 82 (12.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 76 (11.97%) SOA
6 66 (10.39%) Mentoring
7 57 (8.98%) Risk Management
8 55 (8.66%) Zachman Framework
9 54 (8.50%) Analytics
9 54 (8.50%) Scrum
10 53 (8.35%) Business Intelligence
11 49 (7.72%) CRM
11 49 (7.72%) Microservices
12 46 (7.24%) ITIL
12 46 (7.24%) Presales
13 45 (7.09%) TDD
14 43 (6.77%) Data Management
14 43 (6.77%) E-Commerce
15 42 (6.61%) DevOps
15 42 (6.61%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 145 (22.83%) Java
2 106 (16.69%) JavaScript
3 97 (15.28%) SQL
4 52 (8.19%) C#
5 36 (5.67%) Scala
6 26 (4.09%) C++
7 20 (3.15%) Python
8 19 (2.99%) Groovy
9 18 (2.83%) PL/SQL
9 18 (2.83%) Ruby
10 13 (2.05%) T-SQL
11 12 (1.89%) C
12 8 (1.26%) PHP
13 7 (1.10%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.94%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 5 (0.79%) Apple Swift
15 5 (0.79%) Objective-C
16 4 (0.63%) Perl
16 4 (0.63%) PHP 5
16 4 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 79 (12.44%) Degree
2 38 (5.98%) Security Cleared
3 30 (4.72%) SC Cleared
4 23 (3.62%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (2.68%) DV Cleared
6 15 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (2.05%) CCNP
8 12 (1.89%) CCIE
8 12 (1.89%) ISEB
8 12 (1.89%) MCSE
9 11 (1.73%) CITP
10 7 (1.10%) ISTQB
10 7 (1.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 6 (0.94%) CISSP
11 6 (0.94%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (0.79%) EMC Certification
13 4 (0.63%) CCDP
14 3 (0.47%) CCNA
14 3 (0.47%) CISM
15 2 (0.31%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.83%) QA
2 9 (1.42%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.63%) SLA
4 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (7.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (5.04%) Hyper-V
3 27 (4.25%) Oracle RAC
4 25 (3.94%) NFS
4 25 (3.94%) SRDF
5 24 (3.78%) KVM
5 24 (3.78%) Xen
6 17 (2.68%) Docker
7 5 (0.79%) Active Directory
8 4 (0.63%) ProxySG
9 3 (0.47%) HDFS
10 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.16%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.16%) Firmware
10 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.16%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (1.10%) Ansible
2 6 (0.94%) Kubernetes
3 5 (0.79%) AirWatch
3 5 (0.79%) Puppet
4 3 (0.47%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (0.47%) Nagios
5 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.31%) Terraform
6 1 (0.16%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.16%) Kibana
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 156 (24.57%) Oracle
2 58 (9.13%) Microsoft
3 57 (8.98%) VMware
4 51 (8.03%) Cisco
5 40 (6.30%) IBM
6 36 (5.67%) SAP
7 31 (4.88%) EMC
8 26 (4.09%) NetApp
9 25 (3.94%) Intel
9 25 (3.94%) RedPrairie
10 16 (2.52%) ATG
11 15 (2.36%) Hyperion
11 15 (2.36%) PeopleSoft
11 15 (2.36%) Retek
12 14 (2.20%) Citrix
12 14 (2.20%) Red Hat
13 13 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (1.73%) MuleSoft
14 11 (1.73%) OpenText
14 11 (1.73%) Remedy
South East London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £95000 per annum + Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £52575 - £82800 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85 000 - £95 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and Full Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Meraki Talent Ltd
Salary: Negotiable DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
NW London/Hertforsdhire
Acumin Consulting
Salary: £0 - £90,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Dice in Shoreditch
Salary: ££ Competitive + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £95000 - £105000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £85000 - £92000 per annum + amazing benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 23 days ago